Details for "Balance The Straws"
(Field Town)

NameBalance The Straws
Tradition (Fie) Field Town
New dance ?yes
Size of set6
HandsLong Stick
Balance The Straws
Other NotesBelieved devised by Phoenix Morris in 1955. Widely adopted as 'traditional' Field Town dance

Variations as Danced by Shakespeare Morris

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Teams That Perform This Dance

Acorn Yorkshire,UK (none)
Adlington Morris Men Cheshire,UK (none)
Aldbury Hertfordshire,UK (none)
Angleterre Kentucky,USA (none)
Anstey Morrismen Leicestershire,UK (none)
Asheville North Carolina,USA set, notes, links
Banbury Cross Massachusetts,USA (none)
Bassett Street Hounds Syracuse, New York S,USA (none)
Bell's Angels Wiltshire,UK (none)
Benfieldside Durham,UK (none)
Blackheath London,UK (none)
Bourne River Dorset,UK (none)
Bradninch Millers Devon,UK (none)
Braybrooke Leicestershire,UK (none)
Broadwood West Sussex,UK (none)
Cam Valley Somerset,UK (none)
Cambridge Cambridgeshire,UK (none)
Chalice Somerset,UK (none)
Chameleonic Travelling,UK (none)
Chapel-en-le-Frith Derbyshire,UK (none)
Charlbury Finstock Oxfordshire,UK (none)
Chelmsford Essex,UK (none)
Chip Off The Old Derbyshire,UK notes
Colchester Essex,UK (none)
Corby Conspiracy Leicestershire,UK (none)
Coton Cambridgeshire,UK (none)
Coventry West Midlands,UK (none)
Cracken Morris Derbyshire,UK (none)
Cry Havoc Oxfordshire,UK (none)
Devil's Dyke Cambridgeshire,UK (none)
Earl of Stamford Cheshire,UK (none)
East Kent Kent,UK (none)
East Suffolk Suffolk,UK (none)
East Surrey Surrey,UK (none)
Etcetera Morris Men Enfield, London,UK (none)
Exeter MM Devon,UK (none)
Fenstanton Cambridgeshire,UK (none)
Festus Derriman Dorset,UK links
Five Rivers Yorkshire,UK (none)
Forest of Dean Morris Gloucestershire,UK (none)
Foresters Nottinghamshire,UK (none)
Frome Valley Weymouth, Dorset,UK (none)
Full Moon Wales,UK (none)
Gloucestershire MM Gloucestershire,UK (none)
Granta Blue Cambridgeshire,UK set
Green Man's Staffordshire,UK (none)
Haddenham Buckinghamshire,UK (none)
Hageneth Suffolk,UK (none)
Hartley Morris Men Kent,UK (none)
Heartwood New York State,USA (none)
Helier Jersey,Channel Isles (none)
Helmond Helmond,Netherlands (none)
Hemlock Bedfordshire,UK (none)
Hexham Morrismen Hexham, Northumberla,UK (none)
Holt Wiltshire,UK (none)
Hoxon Hundred Suffolk,UK (none)
Icknield Way Oxfordshire,UK (none)
Isca Wales,UK (none)
Kemp's Men Norfolk,UK links
King's Morris Norfolk,UK tunes
Kingston Morris Surrey,UK (none)
Lagabag Suffolk,UK (none)
Lassington Oak Gloucestershire,UK links
Letchworth Morris Men Hertfordshire,UK (none)
London Pride London,UK (none)
Mad Jacks East Sussex,UK (none)
Manchester Lancashire,UK (none)
Men of Wight Isle Of Wight,UK (none)
Mianus River Connecticut,USA (none)
Middlesex Morris Massachusetts,USA (none)
Moorland Road Hot Steppers Avon,UK links
More or Less Virginia,USA set, links
Muddy River Boston, MA,USA (none)
New Haven Connecticut,USA (none)
New St George Leicestershire,UK (none)
Newtowne MM Massachusetts,USA (none)
North Wood Surrey,UK (none)
Packington Morris Men North West Leicestershire (Ashby, Measham area),UK (none)
Renegade Pennsylvania,USA (none)
Richmond-on-Swale Yorkshire,UK (none)
Ripley Derbyshire,UK (none)
Romney Marsh Kent,UK (none)
Royal Oak Eydon, Northamptonsh,UK (none)
Rutland Rutland,UK (none)
Shakespeare Morris Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire,UK (none)
Shalesbrook East Sussex,UK (none)
Silkeborg Silkeborg,Denmark links
Spring Grove Surrey,UK (none)
Stafford Staffordshire,UK (none)
Sweyn's Ey Wales,UK (none)
Thames Valley Surrey,UK (none)
Three Horseshoes Oxfordshire,UK (none)
Trigg Cornwall,UK (none)
Uttoxeter Hearts of Oak Staffordshire,UK (none)
Wadard Kent,UK (none)
Wantsum Kent,UK (none)
Wantsum Women Kent,UK (none)
Waters Green Cheshire,UK tunes
Weald of Kent Kent,UK (none)
West Somerset Somerset,UK (none)
Westminster London,UK (none)
Woodside Hertfordshire,UK (none)
Yateley Morris Men Berkshire,UK (none)